Nursing Careers at Lifespan

Medical Assistant - Orthopedics Job

Job Number: LPG17880

Job Title: Medical Assistant -Newport Orthopedics

Department: LPG Ortho and Sports Medicine - 8053563

Facility: Lifespan Physician Group, Inc. - Newport

Location: Newport, RI

The Medical Assistant reports to the Director or designee. In accordance with established policies and procedures, provides both clinical and office administrative support for the practice.


High school diploma or equivalent. Completion of Certification Medical Assistant program required.

Basic Life Support Certification

Ability to operate office equipment such as voice mail messaging systems, and use word processing, spreadsheet, and other software applications to prepare reports, invoices, letters, and medical records.

Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care to patients throughout the life span with consideration of aging processes, human development stages, and sensitivity to cultural diversity in each step of the care process.


Three years of out-patient physician medical office experience preferred. Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills and effective prioritization and organizational skills.